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  • His favourite word is genetic.

Liberal MP for Don Valley West (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 54% of the vote.

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Posted on Twitter Honoured to represent @kenthehr at the @SpecialOCanada #LIMITLESS2017 Gala. With word-class athletes and world-clas… https://t.co/IkaPVJryzH

Posted on Twitter Great to meet Dr. Frank Hayden, visionary for the first Special Olympics in chicago. Also happy to be joined by the… https://t.co/rrDdDb6hHv

Posted on Twitter Meeting great athletes and wonderful people at the @SpecialOCanada #LIMITLESS 2017 Gala. Three Special Olympic gymn… https://t.co/dnnufU5VWw

Posted on Twitter An informative discussion with Stewart Wong, member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, on the challan… https://t.co/8TPMsCjHP3

Posted on Twitter Good to sit down with @DriveSober and collaborate on best approaches to counter impaired driving. https://t.co/uwJBQGpI04

Posted on Twitter Bright and engaged students @NorthleaTDSB. Well prepared by their teachers and probably their parents with good que… https://t.co/GZCca5iisp

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the hon. member for Calgary Nose Hill for her question and also for her commitment and her work for the ...

Voted No on Vote #395 on Bill C-346 Amend the Firearms Act (licences)

Voted No on Vote #394 on Bill C-325 Amend the Canadian Bill of Rights (right to housing)

Voted Yes on Vote #393 Private Members' Business M-132 (Federally funded health research)

Voted Yes on Vote #392 Private Members' Business M-126 (Portuguese Heritage Month)

Voted Yes on Vote #391 on Bill C-63 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Government of Canada announces support for projects on concussion management and awareness Today, on behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, Rob Oliphant, Member of Parliament, announced funding towards two new concussion projects: the SCHOOLFirst project and PACE mobile app. These projects build on the ...

Spoke in the House on Interparliamentary Delegations Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 34(1), I have the honour to present to the House, in both official languages, the report of the Canada-Africa Parliamentary ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 13th report of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration, in which the ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, Don Valley West is the new home to close to 1,000 Syrian refugees. On Sunday night, I hosted 250 of them at a Thanksgiving ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Situation in Myanmar Mr. Speaker, I want to begin tonight by thanking the member for Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan for requesting this emergency debate on this very serious situation affecting ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, tomorrow is World Alzheimer's Day. Almost every member of this chamber has been touched by Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia in some way ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 13th report of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security concerning ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, for decades the Canadian government actively discriminated against gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, and queer Canadians. Thousands of public servants and military personnel were fired ...

Mentioned by Toronto Star MPs calling on federal government to boost protection of Canadian civil liberties The MPs say the law enforcement and intelligence gathering functions “have become blurred,” in the words of committee chair Rob Oliphant. “They should never act in violation of the Charter, there should be no exceptions to that, especially by ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Government of Canada provides support for Toronto youth - Breaking down barriers for youth, including those with ... That's why today, Rob Oliphant, Member of Parliament for Don Valley West, on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour and the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with ...

Mentioned by Montreal Gazette Government of Canada provides support for Toronto youth - Breaking down barriers for youth, including those with ... That's why today, Rob Oliphant, Member of Parliament for Don Valley West, on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour and the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with ...

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com uReport: CycleBar Leaside opens doors to the public CycleBar Leaside officially opened its doors on March 4. MP for Don Valley West Rob Oliphant, CycleBar Leaside owner Doug Lennox, middle, and Toronto City Councilor Jaye Robinson, right, is cutting the ribbon at the grand opening.

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Mentioned by The McGill International Review Genetic Discrimination and Liberal Backbenchers' Opposition Last Wednesday, the House of Commons passed Liberal MP Rob Oliphant's Genetic Non-Discrimination Act, also known as Bill S-201, thereby outlawing the practise of genetic discrimination in Canada. In other words, individuals may not be discriminated ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Subject Matter of Supplementary Estimates (B) 2016-17: Votes 1b and 5b under ... Good afternoon. I'm very happy to call to order the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security's 49th meeting in this Parliament and to welcome ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-22 Good afternoon. I call to order the 46th meeting of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security for the consideration of Bill C-22, An ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-233 You, as members of this committee, have the chance to do the same thing we are modelling for you today, which is to work collaboratively to ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill S-201 Thank you, Mr. Chair. I will begin the presentation. Thank you, Mr. Chair and all the members of the committee, for this opportunity to appear before ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-22 Thank you, Deputy. I hope you see our committee as effective, and now magnanimous as well. I don't want the committee to move for a minute. ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Canada's National Security Framework I'm rusty at this. It's kind of fun. Thank you for your work, and because Mr. Karanicolas is here, I want to spend a bit of ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Canada's National Security Framework Good evening. Welcome to the 38th meeting of the Standing Committee of Public Safety and National Security of the 42nd Parliament. I want to welcome members ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Canada's National Security Framework Bonsoir. Good evening. Welcome to this meeting of the public safety and national security committee. This is the 36th meeting of the Committee. We are continuing ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-607 An Act to establish the office of the Veterans' Ombudsman

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-533 An Act respecting a Srebrenica Remembrance Day